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Man killed in shooting on El Cajon street

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Posted at 2:30 PM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 17:31:37-04

EL CAJON, Calif. (CNS) - A shooting in El Cajon early Tuesday morning left a man dead, El Cajon police said.

Officers responding to a report of gunfire found a man mortally wounded in the 1500 block of East Main Street in El Cajon about 1:30 a.m., according to police.

The victim, whose identity was withheld pending family notification, died en route to a hospital, ECPD Lt. Kevin MacArthur said.

No description of the suspected shooter was available as of early Tuesday afternoon, and the motive for the slaying was unknown.